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Wednesday, May 12, 2004
   
Hello Bubby,

Well I might say I'm a girl who's in H.S. and I'm in love with a guy. Now my problem is that he doesn't know who I am and he doesn't know I like him. My friends tell me that I should go up to him and tell him how I feel. I'm a very shy person when it comes to love...I don't think going up to him and telling him how I feel will be a good idea. I have done that before with others and I was rejected at times and I wouldn't like to be rejected by the guy that I truly like a lot.

I am going crazy because I really don't know what to do. I mean it's real hard when you are a very shy person but I just don't know what to do to get his attention. I'm a sophomore and he's a junior and since the first time I saw him I felt in love with him and I really want him to be part of my life but I just don't know how. If you could please help me make this love of my life be with me I will really thank you.

Lisa


Dear Lisa,
I know it is really tough to want to know a certain boy and you don't get any feedback. So let's see. You are a sophomore and he is a junior so I assume that you don't have classes together. Is there some person who could introduce you to this young man?? If you see him in the cafeteria you might find a seat next to him and start a conversation about his classes or extra activities. What club is he interested in. Maybe he plays an instrument - You might ask if he ever tutors lower classmates - Talk to him so that he will become interested in you and since this all happens in school work around your school life.

Also, do you have a girl friend who knows him? Get an introduction. Once you strike up a conversation with him you will know if you really like him or if he is not up to your expectation - drop him and find another boy.

I would be interested to know how this turns out.
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